Water and Agriculture
Commercial Water Filtration System

Water quality is an important ingredient in livestock management. Contaminated water can have a costly effect on the health and performance of your dairy herd, livestock, or poultry operations. Our years of experience plus hundreds of farm-related treatment systems have proven the validity and practicality of correcting contaminated water. We provide technically advanced water treatment systems for these and other water problems in the Mid-Atlantic area. The following are a few of the agricultural applications that we provide services for:

    • Dairy
    • Horses
    • Poultry
    • Beef
    • Hogs
    • And others

Please contact us for more information or to set up a time for an evaluation of the water on your farm. We will be glad to test your water and make recommendations for your particular needs. Free Water Analysis | Get a Quick Quote There are many elements found in water that can influence the performance and health of animals. Below is a list of contaminants that have been proven to affect farm operations:

Contaminants that have been proven to affect farm operations

 Recommended LevelSymptoms
AestheticLow intakes of feed, water, or both
Hydrogen SulfideLess than 0.5 PPMCould affect Water Intakes
IronLess than 0.5 PPMCould affect Water Intakes
ManganeseLess than 0.1 PPMCould affect Water Intakes
Algaes – Scum, NoncoliformN/ACould affect Water Intakes
Ph6.5 – 7.5

Acid Water

  • Depressed Production
  • Foot Problems
  • Depressed Butterfat
  • Fresh Cow Issues (Ketosis, DA’s)

Alkaline Water

  • Excessive Intake
  • Stiff Manure
  • Undigested Grain in Manure
  • Depressed Production
SulfateLess than 300 PPMLoose Manure – Diarrehea-like symptoms Erratic Intakes Depressed Production HIgh Somatic Cell Counts
SodiumLess than 250 PPMVerry little known Udder Edema Could affect Water Intakes
ChlorideLess than 250 PPMVery little known Possible Reproduction Issues Could affect Water Intakes
BacteriaNegativeDepressed Production Depressed Intakes Reproduction Issues Health Issues
NitrateLess than 15 PPM unless feed concentration is elevatedReproductive issues may affect other herd health issues
Lead Very little known – seldom found
VOCDepends on specific VOCVery little known – seldom found

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